Skip to main content
Open Year Round

Tsukiji Fish Market

Chuo City, Tokyo, Japan

Among the trio of markets within the vast 54-acre Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market, Tsukiji stands out. Renowned as the world’s largest wholesale seafood market, it’s a hub of activity. Arriving before daybreak offers the chance to witness the tuna auction at 5 AM. Meandering through the stalls reveals an assortment of uncommon and unique Pacific seafood. And for sushi enthusiasts, Tsukiji is unparalleled, providing an unmatched and supremely fresh supply.

Food Market

Don't Miss!

Market Information


10:00AM - 2:00PM


8:00AM - 2:00PM


8:00AM - 2:00PM


8:00AM - 2:00PM


8:00AM - 2:00PM


8:00AM - 2:00PM


8:00AM - 2:00PM

Detailed Overview

In 1923, the Great Kanto Earthquake destroyed much of central Tokyo, including the Nihonbashi Fish Market. The fish market was then relocated to the Tsukiji district and began its operations in 1935, transforming Tsukiji into a prosperous and bustling town.

Share Your Tips & Photos

"*" indicates required fields

Please enter a number from 1 to 5.
Drop files here or
Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Newsletter Consent
    Privacy Policy Consent*

    Use their hashtag on Instagram to showcase your pictures and videos!

    This error message is only visible to WordPress admins
    There has been a problem with your Instagram Feed.